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Copper Up, Gold Down: The Investment World Is Shifting

Custom made cast bronze bearings, bushings, and bars are made from over 50 alloys in our own foundry. Why pay a broker mark up? If in doubt about the case for investing in copper, whether the metal itself or through a copper-mining company, then the man to ask is the boss of the world’s second… Read More

Even With a Trade Deal, Copper Is No Sure Thing

Originally, the company produced only foundry castings at the 106 East 20th Street plant, but expanded to producing machined parts in the 1920’s. A Machine Shop building was leased until 1969 when a new Machine Shop building was built at 401 West 23rd Street. Things have been looking up for copper. Prices for the red… Read More

Trade Hopes Lift Copper and Oil

Why pay a broker mark up? Deal direct for cast bronze parts or bars made to your exact specifications for any application. Veteran owned. Competitive prices and delivery. Prices of copper and oil are climbing alongside stocks, highlighting investors’ hopes that a possible U.S.-China trade deal could boost global growth. Front-month copper futures have gained… Read More

Freeport turns to artificial intelligence to raise copper output by 90,000 tonnes

Beckett Bronze produces cast bronze precision-machined parts and continuous cast bars. Castings are manufactured at the East 20th Street plant. The West 23rd Street plant produces finished machined parts and has about 75 machine tools including CNC lathes. Freeport-McMoran, one of the world’s biggest copper producers, is targeting a 90,000-tonne increase in annual output from… Read More

METALS-Copper prices rebound after solid China factory data

Beckett Bronze produces cast bronze precision-machined parts and continuous cast bars. Deal direct for cast bronze parts or bars made to your exact specifications for any application. By Mai Nguyen SINGAPORE, Nov 1 (Reuters) – London copper prices rebounded on Friday after a sharp fall in the previous session, as a private survey showed manufacturing… Read More

METALS-Copper rises as Chile unrest raises supply concerns

Why pay a broker mark up? Deal direct for cast bronze parts or bars made to your exact specifications for any application. Veteran owned. Competitive prices and delivery. SINGAPORE, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Copper prices hovered around a one-month high on Tuesday as protests in top producer Chile intensified, raising concerns about supply shortages. Thousands… Read More

METALS-Copper falls on concerns slowing economic growth to dent demand

Custom made cast bronze bearings, bushings, and bars are made from over 50 alloys in our own foundry. Why pay a broker mark up? SINGAPORE, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Copper prices edged down on Thursday because of worries that slowing global economic growth will cause a fall in demand for industrial metals. Three-month copper on… Read More

What’s Going On With Dr. Copper?

Beckett Bronze manufactures bronze bearings, bronze bushings, and bronze bars. Custom made cast bronze bearings, bushings, and bars are made from over 50 alloys in our own foundry. Demand is the issue right now, but the outcome of trade talks and Fed easing will have a big impact going forward. By MALEEHA BENGALI Oct 08,… Read More

Copper Prices Fall on Weak Manufacturing Data

Charles Beckett eventually bought out the other stockholders, including his father, and managed the company until his death in 1960. His daughter, Jo Ann Dixon, continued to manage the company until her sons, Steve and Leon Dixon, joined the company in the early 1970’s. Updated Oct. 1, 2019 The price of copper fell Tuesday after… Read More

Dr Copper Says The Global Economy Has Caught A Cold, Or Something Worse

Originally, the company produced only foundry castings at the 106 East 20th Street plant, but expanded to producing machined parts in the 1920’s. A Machine Shop building was leased until 1969 when a new Machine Shop building was built at 401 West 23rd Street. A modest fall in global production of copper ought to be… Read More